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Looking at my 1st MB - C class

Im looking at the 2012 C class and figured the C300 was the best fit because of the V6. The dealer suggested I give the C250 a try because he thought performance wise I wouldn't miss much (he doesn't have a C300 in stock but will get one if that's what I decide on).

After researching more I'm thinking possibly the C350 would be nice because of the HP boost to 300. I plan on driving all three to see how I feel, but I'm curious on thoughts that you all might have. I'm epically interested if you have driven/compared/owned any of the three.
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Are you a power freak? COME ON, admit that to us.
300 HP in small car is huge. I had 300 HP in heavy Bimmer and had to go easy on acceleration or my wife would panic.
Sounds like gas and maintenance money is not an issue?
Have fun with test drives
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Ha ha, not really a HP freak, but it is intriguing.

For some reason, I'm having a hard time coming to terms that I might spend close to $40K on a four cylinder (turbo I know) car.

And maitenance is a very big issue, why do you mention that? Is the C class bad about that?
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I tried all 3

I tried all 3 and could not feel that much of a difference. I've been explained that the turbo makes up for the difference in HP. Interesting enough the 250 has more torque than the other two, so it feels good on a start. I think the 350 is a great choice, sometimes I feel a little bit of a buzz (vibration) and I think is because the car could use more juice.
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